Made in the old traditional way, from bushes that were germinated from seed over 100 years ago from a small tea farm that the grandfather had, the father abandoned, and the grandson reclaimed. Extremely rare in Japan as in the year 2012, 98% of tea gardens were planted with cultivar bushes. The tea is aged for months in thick walls of mud and clay which gives it depth. Really good with lots of body. A special Japanese green tea.
Ingredients: Japan green tea
The fine pluck, the bud leaf and the two leaves below, are obviously visible with this An Ji Bai Cha that was picked at the end of April. Think of...
From Kyushu, on the southern most island, which is close to China. It is pan-fired not steamed or baked like most Japanese teas. Pan-firing produces a stronger flavor. Over the...